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Central Asia in Focus: Many Problems Surround Bishkek Violence on May 17-18

Central Asia in Focus: Many Problems Surround Bishkek Violence on May 17-18

by: Bruce Pannier

Date: May 22, 2024

Unrest in Kyrgyzstan’s capital, Bishkek, overnight on May 17-18 highlighted the growing pr...

Meeting the Challenge: Foreign Assistance Remedies for Problematic PRC Activity  in Europe, Eurasia, and Central Asia

Meeting the Challenge: Foreign Assistance Remedies for Problematic PRC Activity in Europe, Eurasia, and Central Asia

by: U.S. Department of State

Date: May 20, 2024

On April 22, the State Department Office of the Coordinator of Assistance to Europe and Eu...

Central Asia in Focus: The Kazakh Venue for Peace Talks

Central Asia in Focus: The Kazakh Venue for Peace Talks

by: Bruce Pannier

Date: May 9, 2024

In this week’s edition: Almaty will host upcoming talks between the Armenian and Azerbaija...

UK Upgrades Its Relations with Central Asia

UK Upgrades Its Relations with Central Asia

by: Nicholas Castillo

Date: Apr 29, 2024

Central Asia played host to a surprisingly high-profile visitor this April, the United Kin...

Russian Relokanty: Central Asia’s New Digital Nomads

Russian Relokanty: Central Asia’s New Digital Nomads

by: Dr. Marsha McGraw Olive

Date: Apr 25, 2024

Deportation of Tajik migrants in Russia following the concert hall terrorist attack is the...

Caspian States to Hold Military Drills for the First Time Without Russia’s Participation

Caspian States to Hold Military Drills for the First Time Without Russia’s Participation

by: Toghrul Ali

Date: Apr 16, 2024

The repercussions of Russia's conflict with Ukraine are bleeding across Russia’s southern ...

Central Asia in Focus: Central Asians Targeted in Russia

Central Asia in Focus: Central Asians Targeted in Russia

by: Bruce Pannier

Date: Apr 9, 2024

Welcome to Central Asia in Focus, a newsletter that offers insight and analysis on the eve...

Headlines from the Caspian: April 1, 2024

Headlines from the Caspian: April 1, 2024

by: Caspian Policy Center

Date: Apr 1, 2024

Your quick primer on the latest developments in the Caspian this week...

Central Asia's Gateway of Dual-Use Technology and Materials to Russia

Central Asia's Gateway of Dual-Use Technology and Materials to Russia

by: Samantha Fanger

Date: Mar 28, 2024

Trade statistics indicate that there has been a significant uptick in China’s shipments of...

Saudi Ministers Visit Central Asia: “Unprecedented” Collaboration Moves Beyond Oil

Saudi Ministers Visit Central Asia: “Unprecedented” Collaboration Moves Beyond Oil

by: Charley Ward

Date: Mar 26, 2024

A new era of engagement between the Persian Gulf and Central Asian states was launched thi...

Tajikistan’s Efforts to Build Out its Energy System Reflects Geopolitical Competition

Tajikistan’s Efforts to Build Out its Energy System Reflects Geopolitical Competition

by: Nicholas Castillo

Date: Mar 22, 2024

Last September, Tajikistan’s Minister of Energy and Water Resources, Daler Juma, laid out ...

Why the B5+1 Matters

Why the B5+1 Matters

by: Dr. Marsha McGraw Olive

Date: Mar 21, 2024

The B5+1 held in Almaty in March 2024 was the first public-private dialogue at the regiona...

The Time Has Come for an Association of Central Asian States

The Time Has Come for an Association of Central Asian States

The five sovereign states of Central Asia – Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, T...

Central Asia in Focus

Central Asia in Focus

by: Bruce Pannier

Date: Mar 13, 2024

Welcome to Central Asia in Focus, a newsletter that offers insight and analysis on the eve...

Central Asia in Focus

Central Asia in Focus

by: Bruce Pannier

Date: Feb 29, 2024

Welcome to Central Asia in Focus, a newsletter that offers insight and analysis on the eve...

The C5+1 Critical Mineral Dialogue: What It Means and How We Got Here

The C5+1 Critical Mineral Dialogue: What It Means and How We Got Here

by: Charley Ward

Date: Feb 23, 2024

On February 8, the U.S. Department of State hosted the inaugural meeting of the C5+1 Criti...

The European Union Enhances its Presence in The Caspian Region

The European Union Enhances its Presence in The Caspian Region

Foreign policy generally describes current realities and predicts what the academic expert...

Central Asia in Focus

Central Asia in Focus

by: Bruce Pannier

Date: Feb 16, 2024

Welcome to Central Asia in Focus, a newsletter that offers insight and analysis on the eve...

China, Russia, and Great Power Politics in Afghanistan and Central Asia

China, Russia, and Great Power Politics in Afghanistan and Central Asia

by: Dawood Azami, PhD

Date: Jan 12, 2024

The Central Asian and the Caspian regions are the centers of gravity for China, the U.S., ...